Boy name origins & meanings
- Hebrew : God remembers; renowned by God
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- German, Greek, English, etc. : from the New Testament Greek Biblical personal name Zacharias, Aramaic and Hebrew Zecharya, composed of the elements zechar ‘to remember’ + ya‘God’. This name was borne by a Biblical prophet and in the New Testament by the father of John the Baptist, for which reason it achieved a modest popularity among Gentiles during the Middle Ages.